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Shape Fill

  • Out-of-Date Shape Update Problem

    I have designed a board and finally poured dynamic copper on top and bottom. the board is 4 layer board with top-gnd-vcc-bottom stackup and gnd pours are there on both top and bottom. the problem is that when i tried to generate artwork, it said "update out dated shape" when i clicked on the...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Dileep Kumar on Thu, Feb 13 2014

    This is a very simple problem to solve. Here is how: Looking at the picture, you have the design rules set to something like: line to line spacing 7 mils line to via 5 mils via to shape 5 mils line to shape 25 mils So you allow as little as 5 mils from a via to a shape, but from a line to a shape you...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by Theodor on Sat, Mar 2 2013
  • Static shapes not displaying solid.

    I have a couple of shapes used for edge protections etc which are static shapes to ensure that tracks do not destroy the protection provided. But when I try to see them onscreen, the filled area is a mesh of dots instead of a solid area. If I switch it to a dynamic shape, the display shows a solid area...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by tmd63 on Fri, Mar 1 2013
  • Removing shape fill, retain shape

    Using Cadence Allegro 16-5-13C Making a new revision of a board. Have experienced crash when routing/placing via in areas with copper fill. This is what I am looking for. Want to keep the shapes. Delete the fill. Reroute inside the shape. Reapply the fill. When selecting the shape and select "Defer...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by lprftest on Thu, Aug 30 2012
  • Changing shape type

    Hi, I am using 16.3 version. Is there any way to change the shape fill like older version (ex allegro15.5) Thanks, Selva
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by DSELVAK9 on Fri, Aug 3 2012
  • How to add a company logo or a marking seregraphy with "Allegro PCB Design"

    Hi, how to add a company logo, a picture, or a marking seregraphy in PCB board with "Allegro PCB Design", see exemple in attached image: Best regards, Haithem.
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by HaithemEmbedde on Mon, May 28 2012
  • Plane creation in Orcad Layout V16.5

    I have a very odd shaped PCB outline and wish to make planes for it. Somewhere in my background I remember the ability to create a shape the same shape of the outline using the menus and being able to reduce the shape to be 50mil smallerthan the outline. Does anyone remember this ability in Allegro....
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by alanf on Thu, Jan 26 2012
  • Minimum Aperture for Artwork Fill

    Hello, I have to use an old software that only can read vector based gerber RS274D. No problem to create that with Allegro. But dynamic shapes are always filled with 4mil lines. That creates huge gerber files and slows down the mentioned software. I thought I can tell Allegro to use a different aperture...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by mweirich on Sun, Feb 20 2011
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